Returning to New York for the American Prairie Ken Burns Prize

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been invited back as composer and music director for the second annual American Prairie Reserve’s Ken Burns Prize Event in New York City on May 2. I’m excited to be composing several new pieces of music, and working with the fabulous New York musicians again!

Bellsong Fantasy with Texas A&M University Commerce Wind Ensemble and Choir

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Wind Ensemble and Choir, under the leadership of Phil Clements and Randall Hooper, premiered the band version of y Bellsong Fantasy, with I originally composed for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and featured on their Dallas Christmas Gala CD. Thanks for the wonderful performance folks! The work will be available […]

Playing with Bill Cunliffe at Jazz Ed Conference in Dallas

I had the wonderful opportunity to play in the big band of Bill Cunliffe, noted Los Angeles-based Pianist, Composer, and Band Leader. We performed music from his Bachanalia CD, terrific renditions of classical pieces for big band. The band was full of stars like Randy Brecker, Clay Jenkins, Joe La Barbera, former Woody Herman bandmates […]

A Busy Autumn and Winter Season 2017!

The fall season of 2017 was one of the busiest times for new works that I have experienced in quite some time! I am grateful for the many new clients and well as returning work from previous acquaintances. Here are a few highlights: Gateway Church Christmas Program 2017 –  I’ve had the good fortune to arrange […]